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Introducing my family of newsletters. All gifts when you join The Raft!

I invite you to hop aboard The Raft, my online community on the Substack platform. As Rafters, we’re about living from our “true spot,” buoyed by poetry, music, and other arts as well as open spiritual practice. Many of us also make stuff, whether we’re writing poems and stories, taking photographs, building community, singing, composing music, gardening, quilting, cooking … We Rafters provide one another oodles of inspiration and encouragement. It’s grand to feel connected to kindred spirits!

Get what you want from The Raft

By default, when you first subscribe to The Raft, you get full access to every newsletter I publish. You’ll get every new post in your email inbox. (Or read it on The Raft website.)

After you’ve sampled everything, you can adjust your settings to receive just the content you’re most interested in. Scroll down to learn more about my family of newsletters.

Ready for The Daily Boost?

  • SHORT! Usually one paragraph long or less.
  • INSPIRING! Curated bites of “soul food” from the arts and the inner life to sustain you.
  • DAILY! Except weekends.
  • MY GIFT!

“In these days of so much gloom and doom, I find your daily emails full of inspiration. There seems to be an infinite variety. Each one is gift.”

Sandy B.

Go deeper with Staying Power!

  • WEEKLY! Published on occasional Sundays.
  • SUSTAINING! My original musings and poems, often about living from “our true spot.”
  • MY GIFT!
“Thanks for all you do to help us cope. You remind us that there is a larger vision, if we open ourselves to it.”
Nancy N.

Get the latest news from The Raft and my studio in Events & News!

  • WEEKLY! Arrives on Saturday.
  • NEWSY! Get the latest on Raft events and my author news.
  • FUN! Includes special offers and giveaways.
  • MY GIFT!
“I’m happy to know you and your wonderful work.
Remember to put your feet up with a cuppa for a minute or two.”
Don M.

Get a weekly roundup in the Rafter Digest!

  • WEEKLY! Arrives on Saturday if you opt in.
  • QUICK! Links to all the week’s newsletters in one place.
  • MY GIFT!
“Got email overload? This is what you need!”

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